13% rise in WHV applications from the UK year-on-year.If you're thinking of living and working in New Zealand on your gap year then there's never been a better time to do it.Recently stats by Immigration New Zealand show a rise in the number of young people from the UK who have successfully appli....Read More
New Zealand exports to China have tripled in the five years since the bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) was signed, catapulting China into place as New Zealand's second biggest export partner, according to New Zealand' s official 2012 Yearbook released Thursday.
China was New Zealand's fourth largest export market for goods, taking exports of 2.1 billion NZ dollars (1.63 billion U.S. dollars) when the FTA was signed in 2....Read More
New Zealand business confidence remained steady in the second quarter at its highest level in three years, as the island nation's economy continues to show strength.The New Zealand Institute of Economic Research's Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion Tuesday showed confidence remained steady in seasonally adjusted terms, with a net 31% of firms now expecting business conditions to improve, matching the previous survey and the ....Read More
According to the survey done by an independent agency, the business of New Zealand grew at 2 percent by the end of June. It is expected that the interest rates are expected to remain at some historical low points until early next year.
As per the quarterly survey of business opinion from the New Zealand Institute of Economic Research (NZIER), the businesses in New Zealand were responsive and optimistic. This has been achiev....Read More
Regional GDP data released today by Statistics New Zealand shows the importance of regions exploring all their economic opportunities, Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce says.The new research – Regional GDP for the years ended March 2007 to 2010 – follows the release of the Government’s first Regional Economic Activity Report in April.
“Statistics New Zealand’s new regional GDP data provides a valuable ins....Read More